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MAY 29TH, 1914-A small Norwegian collier, the Storstad, rams and sinks the Canadian liner Empress of Ireland in the fog enshrouded St. Lawrence River, about 180 miles out to sea. Of the 1477 persons aboard both vessels, only 453 survive.

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MAY 29TH, 1914 A small Norwegian collier, the Storstad, rams and sinks the Canadian liner Empress of Ireland in the fog enshrouded St. Lawrence River, about 180 miles out to sea. Of the 1477 persons aboard both vessels, only 453 survive.
 
MAY 29TH, 1987 Thunderstorms in West Texas produced softball size hail at Lamesa, and hail up to twelve inches deep east of Dimmitt. Thunderstorms also spawned seven tornadoes in West Texas, including one which injured three persons at Wolfforth. Thunderstorms deluged the Texas Hill Country with up to eleven inches of rain. Severe flooding along the Medino, Hondo, Seco, Sabinal and Frio rivers caused more than fifty million dollars damage
 
MAY 28TH, 1942 The latest snowstorm of record for the state of Iowa left ten inches at LeMars, eight inches at Cherokee, and 7.5 inches at Waukon. Afternoon highs were in the lower 30s in parts of northwestern Iowa.
 
MAY 28TH, 1947 A storm produced heavy snow across Wisconsin, with ten inches reported at Gay Mills. The snow damaged fruit and other trees, and downed power lines. The storm was followed by the coldest weather of the month for much of the High Plains Region and Missouri Valley. Williston ND reported a low of 21 degrees the morning of the 28th, and the next morning Cheyenne WY reported a morning low of 16 above zero.
 
MAY 27TH, 1987 Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane, hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma. Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain caused flooding in north central Texas.
 
MAY 27TH, 1896 A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time. It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm.
 
MAY 26TH, 1771 A famous Virginia flood occurred as heavy rains in the mountains brought all rivers in the state to record high levels.
 
MAY 26TH, 1917 A tornado touched down near Louisiana MO about noon and remained on the ground for a distance of 293 miles, finally lifting seven hours and twenty minutes later in eastern Jennings County IN. The twister cut a swath of destruction two and a half miles wide through Mattoon IL. There were 101 persons killed in the tornado, including 53 at Mattoon, and 38 at Charleston IL. Damage from the storm totalled 2.5 million dollars.
 
MAY 25TH, 1955 Two tornadoes struck the town of Blackwell OK within a few minutes time during the late evening. The tornadoes killed 18 persons and injured more than 500 others. Early the next morning a tornado virtually obliterated the small community of Udall KS killing 80 persons and injuring 270 persons. More than half the persons in the community were killed or injured by the tornado.
 
MAY 25TH, 1987 Thunderstorms spawned fifteen tornadoes in West Texas. One thunderstorm spawned a powerful tornado near Gruver TX, along with golf ball size hail and 75 mph winds. A man on a boat on Lake Bistineau in northwest Louisiana was struck and killed by lightning, while the other three persons in the boat were unharmed. The man reportedly stood up in the boat and asked to be struck by lightning.
 
MAY 24TH, 1940 Hail fell near Ada OK to a depth of six to eight inches, and rainfall runoff left drifts of hail up to five feet high.
 
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Issued By NWS Field Office Broadcast Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST
Issuing Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST Valid Until Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST

Strong northerly winds are forecast to develop across the San Francisco Bay Area by midday Tuesday and continue through midday Wednesday. A strong..cold and dry storm system will sweep into northern and central California late Monday night and Tuesday morning. This system will generate strong and gusty north to northest winds across the region from midday Tuesday through midday Wednesday.

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Weather Station: Virginia Beach - Oceana , VA , US
May Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
9.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
0.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
5.00 °C
Average Dew Point
-1.10 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
9.14
Average Snowfall (US Only)
7.60
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
16
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
25.60 °C
Record Low
-19.40 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
25.40 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
289 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
84 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
3.05 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
10.60 °C
Average Low Temperature
0.60 °C
Average Mean Temp
5.60 °C
Average Dew Point
-0.60 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
75.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
57.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.63
Average Snowfall (US Only)
5.10
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
13
Days With Snow
1
Days With Lows Below Freezing
13
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
27.20 °C
Record Low
-13.90 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
45.7 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
25.40 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
160 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.78 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
14.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
4.40 °C
Average Mean Temp
9.40 °C
Average Dew Point
2.20 °C
Average Windspeed
18.50 km/h
Average Wind Direction
338.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
75.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
55.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
9.39
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.50
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
6
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
32.20 °C
Record Low
-8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
113.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
48.2 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
30.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
206 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
104 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.28 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
19.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
8.90 °C
Average Mean Temp
14.40 °C
Average Dew Point
7.20 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
74.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
54.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
6.85
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
2
Days With Fog
15
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
35.00 °C
Record Low
-2.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
107.40 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
175 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
84 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
2.54 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
23.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
13.90 °C
Average Mean Temp
18.90 °C
Average Dew Point
12.80 °C
Average Windspeed
14.80 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.88
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
5
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
35.00 °C
Record Low
1.70 °C
Record Wind Speed
100.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
168 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
81 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.02 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
27.80 °C
Average Low Temperature
18.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
23.30 °C
Average Dew Point
17.20 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
80.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.38
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
6
Days With Fog
17
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
5
Records
Record High
40.00 °C
Record Low
7.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
98.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
190 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
122 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
30.00 °C
Average Low Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Mean Temp
26.10 °C
Average Dew Point
20.60 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
83.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
63.0
Typical Sky Cover
BRK
Average Precipitation (US Only)
12.69
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
9
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
10
Records
Record High
39.40 °C
Record Low
12.20 °C
Record Wind Speed
101.90 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
315 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
150 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.78 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
29.40 °C
Average Low Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Mean Temp
25.60 °C
Average Dew Point
20.00 °C
Average Windspeed
11.10 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
85.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
65.0
Typical Sky Cover
BRK
Average Precipitation (US Only)
14.21
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
7
Days With Fog
22
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
7
Records
Record High
40.00 °C
Record Low
10.00 °C
Record Wind Speed
137.00 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
452 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
249 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
26.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
18.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
22.20 °C
Average Dew Point
17.20 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
Average Wind Direction
45.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
84.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
64.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
9.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
3
Days With Fog
19
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
2
Records
Record High
36.10 °C
Record Low
8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
144.40 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
292 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
127 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.51 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Low Temperature
11.70 °C
Average Mean Temp
16.70 °C
Average Dew Point
11.10 °C
Average Windspeed
16.70 km/h
Average Wind Direction
0.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
82.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
SCT
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.38
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
7
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
18
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
35.00 °C
Record Low
-1.70 °C
Record Wind Speed
98.20 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
254 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
152 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
16.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
6.70 °C
Average Mean Temp
11.70 °C
Average Dew Point
5.60 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
78.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
59.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
6.85
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
16
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
3
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
28.90 °C
Record Low
-5.60 °C
Record Wind Speed
103.70 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
190 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
107 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
11.70 °C
Average Low Temperature
2.20 °C
Average Mean Temp
6.70 °C
Average Dew Point
1.10 °C
Average Windspeed
13.00 km/h
Average Wind Direction
225.0
Average Morning Relative Humidity
76.0
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
60.0
Typical Sky Cover
OVR
Average Precipitation (US Only)
7.87
Average Snowfall (US Only)
2.50
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
9
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
14
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
13
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
28.30 °C
Record Low
-13.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
94.40 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
30.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
20.30 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
147 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.52 mm
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Monday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 27% 0%
Tuesday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 27% 0%
Wednesday cw_fire_low
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Thursday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 27% 0%
Friday cw_fire_vlow
Fire danger very low 27% 0%
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